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Michelle Smith Is Three Times Gold at Regional Championships!

Regional Championship Track and Field 2024 (Submitted photo)

Virgin Islands Sports Ambassador Michelle Smith, high school senior at Montverde Academy and University of Georgia commit, took part in the Florida High School FHSAA 2A Regional Championships in Mount Dora, Fla., on May 7.

The day was off to a great start for Smith as she broke her school’s record in the long jump event by securing the second position with a leap of 5.76 meters. Subsequently, she outperformed in the 100m hurdles, finishing first and setting another school record time of 13.90 seconds.

Not stopping there, she bagged a gold medal in the 400m hurdles, clocking in at an impressive 57.07 seconds. She also played a significant role in her victorious 4x400m relay team, which completed its race in just 3:40.38.

Michelle Smith (Submitted photo)

Smith and her team were the undisputed winners of the Regional Championship, amassing a hefty sum of 161 points and leading the runner-up team by nearly 100 points.

Following this remarkable performance, Smith has secured her spot for the FHSAA 2A State Championships in four categories: the 100m hurdles, 400m hurdles, long jump and 4x400m relay. These championships are set to occur on May 16, in Jacksonville, Fla.

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